Mosquitoes thrive in wetlands, ponds and puddles --- anywhere that water is allowed to stand. Here are a few strategies to protect yourself from the annoying bites and potentially deadly diseases that they carry.
Our love of gardening oftern begins in childhood. Share your passion for gardening with your child or grandchild and plant the seed for generations to come.
A simple walk in the woods can have a calming, therapeutic effect on the body and the mind.
Birds can be trained to eat when you do, giving you and your family a colorful, lively display during mealtime.
With its classic good looks, this one-board birdhouse will fit anywhere.
Understanding the subtle differences of the four climate zones can help homeowners implement effective energy-saving landscaping techniques.
This has become the most common tick-borne infection in North America. It is serious and if untreated can later (months to years) affect major organ systems including the joints, the nervous system and the heart.
We aren't the only ones attracted to beautiful flowers. Butterflies need the nectar that many flowers offer to survive.
Make a home for birds, butterflies, and nature's other creatures.
The gardens of one's childhood are fleeting images of sunny times with loving parents or grandparents or neighbors. Memories return of mothers picking, arranging or enjoying the beauty of flowers. These memories are often closely intertwined with our current love of gardening.